Canon EOS Kiss Digital N vs Canon EOS RP

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Kiss Digital N and Canon EOS RP. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS Kiss Digital N were released 2005 and Canon EOS RP was released 2019. That is a 14 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 2005
Canon EOS RP 2019

Type of camera

Canon EOS Kiss Digital N is a DSLR camera while Canon EOS RP is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS Kiss Digital N has a "Canon APS-C"-sensor while Canon EOS RP has a "Canon Full Frame"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS RP 50 mm
Full-frame sensor
No crop factor/focal length multiplier

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)

Resolution

Canon EOS Kiss Digital N has a 8 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS RP has 26 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 8 MP
7962624 pixels
3456 x 2304
Canon EOS RP 26 MP
25958400 pixels
6240 x 4160

Canon EOS RP has a 226 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Kiss Digital N. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS RP has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Kiss Digital N. Canon EOS RP has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 40000 while Canon EOS Kiss Digital N has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 100-1600
Canon EOS RP 100-40000

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS RP belongs to the Canon EOS R-system and needs an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E, and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS R

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS RP

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS Kiss Digital N can shoot up to 2,8 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS RP can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 2,8
Canon EOS RP 5

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

It is only one of these two cameras that support recording movies and movie clips and that is Canon EOS RP. Sadly, the Canon EOS Kiss Digital N does not support this.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS Kiss Digital N weighs 540 gr (equal to 1.19 lb) which is 11% heavier than Canon EOS RP and its 485 gr (or 1.07 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 540 gr
1.19 lb
Canon EOS RP 485 gr
1.07 lb

Canon EOS Kiss Digital N vs Canon EOS RP Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS Kiss Digital N and Canon EOS RP, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS RP
Name Canon EOS Kiss Digital N Canon EOS RP
Manufacturer Canon Canon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS RP
Release Year 2005 2019
Release Date 2005-02-17 2019-02-14
MSRP 899 USD 1299 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS RP
Camera Type DSLR Mirrorless
Sensor
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS RP
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm) Full Frame (approx 36 x 24 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 3456 x 2304 pixels 6240 x 4160 pixels
Megapixels 8 MP 26 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 2 DIGIC 8
Image
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS RP
ISO Range 100 - 1600 100 - 40000
White Balance Presets 6 6
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS RP
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 7 4779
Lens Mount Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Canon RF

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
Full frame
No multiplier
Example:
24 mm remains 24 mm
50 mm remains 50 mm
100 mm remains 100 mm
200 mm remains 200 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS RP
Articulated LCD Fixed Fully articulated
Screen size 1.8 3
Screen dots 115000 1040000
Touch screen No Yes
Screen type N/A TFT LCD
Live view No Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentamirror) Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.8 (0.5 35mm equiv.) 0.7
Viewfinder Resolution N/A 2360000
Photography features
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS RP
Frames per second 2,8 fps 5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes No
Built-in Flash Range 12 meters N/A
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Partial
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS RP
Video recording No Yes
Video format N/A MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution N/A 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
Built-in Microphone No Yes
Built-in Speakers No Yes
Storage
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS RP
Memory Card Compact Flash
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS RP
HDMI Output No Yes
Microphone Port No Yes
Headphone Port No Yes
Wireless No Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth)
Remote Control Yes (E3 connector, InfraRed) Yes (via cable or smartphone)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS RP
Enviromentally sealed No No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details NB-2LH / NB-2L
LP-E17 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 400 shots 250 shots
Width 127 mm 133 mm
Height 94 mm 85 mm
Depth 64 mm 70 mm
Weight 540 gram 485 gram